Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World
Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it's equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 93,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.
"Design at 3M is integral to creating distinctive brand experiences that brings our world-class innovation in science to life. Now, more than ever, the very best talent and diverse perspectives are required to create the next generation of ideas, solutions, and services for customers around the globe."- Brian Rice, vice president, chief brand and design officer at 3M
This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.
The Impact You'll Make in this Role
As a Senior Brand Designer, you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world.
Here, you will make an impact by:
Leading brand design programs from both a strategic and execution lens, while keeping designers, business stakeholders and agency partners aligned and engaged in the process from initial strategy to final implementation.
Developing strong relationships with cross-functional business, brand, lab and manufacturing teams, providing creative direction including asset development (photography, merchandising, and other graphic elements) that advance the brand strategy and equities.
Acting as a champion for our consumers and our brands by driving human-centered approaches to design that create long term value for 3M and our brands.
Developing excellent design solutions with flexibility, knowing when to push creative solutions that stretch our brands, and when to stay within existing graphic boundaries to meet different business objectives.
Managing asset development both internally and with external partners (product rendering, application images, logos, graphics, etc.) that fit the brand standards and business objectives.
Accurately managing the external spend design budget for the assigned projects/portfolios, working with design and business leadership to prioritize and plan budget appropriately.
Maintaining a high level of design-related knowledge of current trends, methods and has ability to develop and share tools and frameworks with global colleagues.
Your Skills and Expertise
To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:
High School Diploma/GED or higher (completed and verified prior to start)
Six (6) combined years of working experience in graphic design or brand design, with experiences in designing solutions for packaging and packaging systems in a private, public, government or military environment
Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:
4-6 years relevant work experience in the design industry.
Experience in consumer branding, packaging and retail merchandising
Production art knowledge and experience
Experience in working with digital rendering or photography assets
Excellent visual design skills, layout, typography, and colors.
Experience working collaboratively with other product managers and engineers in a variety of settings and strong communication skills with the ability to articulate positions and advocate designs.
Understanding of packaging and labeling systems and printing technology and their constraints.
Proven track record of creating high quality output while under tight time constraints.
Please attach a file or include a link to a non-confidential portfolio of design work along with your application.
Travel: May include up to 15%
Relocation Assistance: May be authorized
Location : Maplewood, MN or will consider remote US work location
Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).
Supporting Your Well-being
3M offers many programs to help you live your best life - both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.
Resources for You
For more details on what happens before, during and after the interview process, check out the Insights for Candidates page at 3M.com/careers.
Learn more about 3M's creative solutions to the world's problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M. Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties. Our approach to flexibility is called Work Your Way, which puts employees first and drives well-being in ways that enable 3M's business and performance goals. You have flexibility in where and when work gets done. It all depends on where and when you can do your best work. Pay & Benefits Overview: https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/careers-us/working-at-3m/benefits/ 3M is an equal opportunity employer. 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.
Please note: your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by: 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.
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